Author Archives: Get Lost Eircodes

Ireland and a National Postcode – The Modern Navigation Requirement

Firstly, the modern requirement for a National postcode has changed. The postal market in Europe is liberalised so delivering mail and, in particular, parcels (which are the only real valuable element of the “mail” market left), is no longer the preserve of a single incumbent. For that reason, it is no longer justifiable for a

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Capita PLC – An Apology!!!

In a previous post we rubbed our crystal ball and predicted that Capita PLC would win some Irish Water outsourcing contracts in the future.  We now wish to apologise for this prediction as it has shown to be untrue in the short term. The Eircode consortium is made up of Capita PLC, BearingPoint, Tico and

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Postcodes ‐ WRONG WAY TURN BACK!

Why the proposed new National postcode will make Ireland’s property addressing system worse rather than better! (Gary E. Delaney MSc NT, FRIN, FIS, Lt NS Ret’d) Originally posted 27th July 2014 After more than a decade of promises and missed deadlines, we are told now that we will have a new National postcode sometime during

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Eircode Feedback Loop

Need to know who the winners and the winners are of the latest civil service scandal? Well look no further than this post. We show who won the tender, who lost (won) the tender and who mysteriously withdrew from the tender only to win a major contract from the tender winners.  We show why unions

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Postcode tender shenanigans…

A quick recap on the Eircode tender to date… Minister Noel Dempsey declares we are getting postcodes. An Post announce they neither need nor want postcodes. An Post unions announce they are against postcodes too. An Post and their unions are added to postcode working group / postcode working board. Postcode working group / board finalise 9

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